Before drilling holes in the solid ice, anglers should take care of some basic steps to make sure the ice fishing experience is enjoyable
Anglers are reminded of important steps when using baitfish while ice fishing
This year’s host and expert guide is frequent Outdoor News contributor Tackle Terry Tuma.
Make contact with more hard-water walleyes via large, noisy baits to attract them.
The ‘pout was 33 inches long with a girth of 23-7/8 inches
The 2017 total recreational harvest limit for Black Lake is seven lake sturgeon
And from the winter streams trout opener in southeastern Minnesota to a kids’ ice fishing clinic in Iowa, winter fishing starts to kick into high gear this holiday weekend
Despite snowy weather, all access ramps expected to be open for New Year’s weekend, with hopes walleye bite also might ramp up
Will cover ice-fishing basics and walleye-specific tactics
Ice over parts of central and southeast Iowa has been reduced by unseasonably mild weather, Christmas Day rainstorm
Recent increase in temperatures reportedly has made ice conditions on some Wisconsin lakes unstable.
Conservation officers across the state are reporting vehicles, snowmobiles and ATVs going through the ice.
The fish was 33 inches long and had a girth of 24 inches.
But they managed to get themselves and the ice house to safety, catching a few fish to boot.
Frigid cold welcomed by
Itching to get out on the lakes and enjoy the new ice? Tread lightly – or better yet, not at all – on lakes that include aeration features.